Picture of a sphere with binary code

Making Strathclyde research discoverable to the world...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. It exposes Strathclyde's world leading Open Access research to many of the world's leading resource discovery tools, and from there onto the screens of researchers around the world.

Explore Strathclyde Open Access research content

On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence

Jackson, Peter (2010) On uncertainty and the limits of intelligence. In: Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 452-471. ISBN 0195375882

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

The Handbook discusses national security intelligence within a political and historical context, explaining how intelligence agencies operate and how they collect information from around the world. It examines the problems that come with transforming raw information into credible analysis, and the difficulties involved in disseminating intelligence to policymakers. This chapter focuses on uncertainty and the limits of intelligence.